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Dorchester, England · Dorchester

Dorchester ranked top place in UK to pass driving test first time

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Dorchester in Dorset has an average pass rate of 67.3% for learner drivers. Yeovil in Somerset has the second highest with a 66.5% success rate. Abergavenny in Wales was third, the study by insurance firm Ingenie said.See the Story
Dorchester, England · Dorchester

Road closed after collision

Minster Street had been closed by police between King Street roundabout and Silver Street earlier this morning. The road closure has now been lifted after a collision was reported in Wilton. Police are still investigating the cause of the collision. For confidential support call the Samaritans in the UK on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or click here for details.See the Story
Radford · Radford

Enjoy music and beer in gardens this long weekend to celebrate workers' efforts

THERE will be a chance to recognise others in a day of music, beer and talks in Dorchester's Borough Gardens on Sunday, May 1.See the Story
Species · Dorchester

LR Zoo to bid farewell to two gorillas

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Bukavu turns four-years-old this year and is the only young male gorilla at the Little Rock Zoo. The Fort Worth Zoo also has a family group with only one young male, Gus, age 6. Hopefully Gus and Bukavu will bond, play and learn to be BIG gorillas from each other.See the Story
Refugees · Dorchester

'Shameful disgrace': Visa system for Ukrainian refugees coming to Dorset blasted

Giles Watts is hosting two Ukrainian families in Dorchester, Dorset. He spoke of the 'shameful disgrace' of the Home Office visa system. But he praised the warm welcome for the refugees in the county town. He said that despite the shaky start the welcome in Dorset had been 'fabulous'See the Story
Dorchester, England · Dorchester

Council needs to 'get its act together' before it loses credibility says Councillor

DORSET Council is still failing to properly listen to town and parish councils – according to Dorchester independent councillor Alistair Chisholm.See the Story
Dorchester, England · Dorchester

Drug dealers actively avoid historic town say neighbourhood policing team

COUNTY Lines drug dealers are actively avoiding Dorchester – according to the leader of the town’s neighbourhood policing team.See the Story
Dorchester, England · Dorchester

Appeal to find next of kin of Dorchester man who died alone

John Andrew Shorter, 90, died at his home address in Poundbury. His death is not being treated as suspicious and no police investigation is needed. Coroner's Officer Tracey Jeans said: "We are not treating the death as suspicious, however, we have not been able to locate his next of kin"See the Story
Coffee · Dorchester

Dementia-friendly coffee and cake concert coming to Dorchester

A DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY Cake Concert is being held tomorrow, Thursday, May 26 in Dorchester. It will take place at Shire Hall Museum from 2pm to 3.30pm and will feature musicians from Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. The concert has been designed especially for people living with dementia.See the Story

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